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A Survey of Knowledge About and Perceived Barriers to Prostate Cancer Screening Among Medical Staff

Javad Akbarizadeh 1 , Mahin Gheibizadeh 1 , * , Malek Fereidoonimoghadam 1 , Simin Jahani 1 and Amal Saki Malehi 2
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1 Nursing Care Research Center in Chronic Diseases, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care: July 01, 2016, 5 (3); e31744
  • Published Online: April 25, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 23, 2015
  • Revised: August 19, 2015
  • Accepted: August 29, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjcdc-31744

To Cite: Akbarizadeh J, Gheibizadeh M, Fereidoonimoghadam M, Jahani S, Saki Malehi A. A Survey of Knowledge About and Perceived Barriers to Prostate Cancer Screening Among Medical Staff, Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2016 ; 5(3):e31744. doi: 10.17795/jjcdc-31744.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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